Apple starts cleaning up App Store, releases new guidelines
Following the release of the Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus and the iPhone X, the tech company has embarked on what has been described as a massive cleanup process involving some apps on its App store.
According to reports, the tech company, knowing the latest devices will come with users needing to download apps for their new smartphones began choosing which apps to stay and which to be discarded overall.
The tech company also released new guidelines for developers which will serve to reduce the errors of misdirection caused by some applications which are made available on its App store.
Apple in its announcement of an updated developer app review guidelines following in line with Googles move to also clean up Android Play Store revealed that it is aimed at making the App store safe and free from misleading or irrelevant apps.
The tech company has already begun taking down apps from the App store and more is expected to come in the following days leading to a lighter App Store paving the way for the users of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus who will soon begin receiving their pre-ordered units.